Friday 25 June 2021 – 4pm

CODE: 8403


This webinar is for teachers and students looking to boost revision for the Germany Breadth Study.


  • Effective strategies for content revision
  • Exam technique for extracts and essay questions
  • Realistic sample answers
  • How to think like an examiner


4pm  – 4.15pm: Effective content revision

How do I revise all of those facts?

What’s the best way to organise the revision process?

What does ‘revising’ look like?

4.15pm – 4.30pm: Exam Technique

How do I answer Extracts questions?

How do I write an A* essay?

4.30pm – 4.45pm: Sample Answers

What does a good answer look like?

  1. Extracts
  2. Essays

4.45pm-5pm: Into the mind of the examiner

What do the questions look like?

How can I prepare?

Tips and advice

Katja Hoyer

Katja Hoyer is a German-British historian and bestselling author specialising in Modern German history. She was born in (East) Germany and read history at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena where she gained an MA with distinction. She is a member of the Royal Historical Society and has written for History Today, BBC History Extra and CulturAll among other history outlets. Katja has also worked with TV presenter Dan Snow for History Hit and collaborated on a variety of podcasts. She is the author of Blood and Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German Empire 1871-1918 (The History Press, 2021).